Category Student Life

Glion’s 2016 Year in Review

The year of 2016 brought many exciting changes and visitors to Glion Institute of Higher Education, across all campuses and throughout every department. We’ve seen the opening of new facilities, the development of new student organizations and industry partnerships, and the launch of new programs and projects along with a fair number of awards and academic achievements. Here’s the round-up of our highlights from 2016. Awards and Accreditation   Glion

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Glion students make dreams come true for Sumba Hotel School and ShareADream

Throughout 2016, Glion students came out in force to support the efforts of the Glion Charity Committee (GCC), attending events and making donations to help the committee achieve their fund-raising goals. This semester, the GCC collected funds for the Sumba Hospitality Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by a Glion alumna that provides vocational hospitality courses for local children to support the growth of sustainable tourism, and for ShareADream, a foundation that connects NGOs

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Ten things to enjoy on a one-day visit to Glion London

Clearly, one day is not enough to experience all that London has to offer, or even to enjoy all that Glion London, the University of Roehampton, and the Putney neighborhood have to offer. But in 24 hours, I learned some interesting things and had some fun moments on my one-day trip to London and I’m happy to share them. Here are the ten things I really enjoyed about my one-day

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INTERVIEW: Hospitality internship in The Congo

A student’s account of work experience at the Kempinski Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa By Fernando Guardia O’Kelly Many would tremble at the idea of working in the country known as The Democratic Republic of Congo. Not former Glion student Sebastian Koch, who right after finishing his Postgraduate diploma in Hospitality Management, jumped on a plane to jazz up his hospitality internship experience in the heart of Africa. I’ve had the chance

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Fun lessons in event management from Oktoberfest

Surely you’ve heard of Oktoberfest, the traditional German festival. But did you ever wonder where it all started? Let’s take a look at the traditions and strengths of this beloved German festival with comments and pictures from Sarah Tanizar, a semester two student on our event management program. A festival based on history and culture “Here’s a little history lesson. The Oktober Festival started in Munich because of the Bavarian Prince, Prince

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